Windows Server

How to Host Static & Dynamic Page (PHP) in Windows Server 2008 R2

This is just a summary on how to host static & dynamic page in Windows Server 2008 R2. For detail’s guide click on the link in the step by step guides below. Credit to TrainSignal for the detail’s guides.

  1. Install Internet Information Services (IIS)
  2. Install PHP
  3. Install MySQL Database

After completion, you should be able to host static & dynamic page. Dynamic website such as WordPress should work well.

IIS Fail, Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) Unable to Start

If you have Windows Server 2008 R2 & having problem to start Internet Information Services IIS due to Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) unable to Start or file missing (“file not found”) you want to do the following.

  1. Uninstall Windows .net Framework 3.5
  2. Uninstall Windows Process Activation Service (WAS)
  3. Uninstall IIS
  4. Restart the server
  5. Re-install IIS

It works for me.